Bitcoin: The Digital Currency Invented by Thomas Edison?

March 25, 2014 | By

American inventor Thomas Edison was incredibly prolific, with his name on nearly 1,100 patents. Some of his inventions include the phonograph, motion picture camera, incandescent light bulb, universal stock ticker, electric power system, electric locomotive, alkaline batteries, at least three types of telegraphs, and many more. Many of these inventions changed our society as a whole.

There’s also a claim that Edison also invented a “renegade currency,” and the implication that it is essentially the same as the increasingly popular, disruptive digital currency system Bitcoin. What do you think? Did Edison really invent the basis for Bitcoin? Check out the following infographic by to find out.

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Bitcoin: The Digital Currency Invented by Thomas Edison?


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